Bonus Plan

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Bonus Plan

The policies a company follows in paying out bonuses. The bonus plan includes details on eligibility, the circumstances under which bonuses are paid and how amounts are determined. For example, a bonus plan may state that employees are eligible for a bonus after a certain number of months with the company when the company collects more than a certain percentage of its accounts receivable.
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Our first hypothesis states that firms qualifying their bonus plans under 162(m) will compensate their CEOs less for extreme performance.
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It can include profit-sharing and stock bonus plans.
I've worked under bonus plans for more than 25 years," Mach said in the initial meeting, "and I'm a believer that they work.
The pact eliminates the existing metal price and plant-specific bonus plans and calls for negotiations of new plant-specific bonus plans at all locations.
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